In the Company of the Poor
Paul Farmer;Gustavo Gutierrez;
Number of pages: 192
AN OUTSTANDING BOOK OF 2013 - INT'L BULLETIN OF MISSIONARY RESEARCH
A courageous physician and a path-breaking theologian explore their common option for the poor.
Paul Farmer, an internationally respected physician, and Gustavo Gutierrez, the Peruvian priest renowned for his contribution to liberation theology, join in an inspiring conversation about life, liberation, and the call to accompany the poor. Dr. Farmer has credited liberation theology as the inspiration for his effort to do "social justice medicine," while Gutierrez has recognized Farmer's work as a particularly compelling example of the option for the poor, and the practical application of theological principles outside the church. Their friendship and common vision will inspire all who dream and work for a differnet world.